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Professor of Healthy Ageing, Australian Catholic University

Professor Laurie Buys is an experienced social science researcher and research manager, who frequently collaborates with scientists from various disciplinary backgrounds on complex research initiatives. Her main research interests fall under the broad headings of social sustainability and social gerontology, focusing specifically on issues associated with community engagement, corporate social responsibility, sustainable buildings and active ageing.

Research Area 1: Social Sustainability
Research Area 2: The Urban Environment
Research Area 3: Social Impact Assessment
Research Area 4: Social Gerontology


  • –present
    Professor, Creative Industries Faculty, Queensland University of Technology